MSVU Black Student Support

Learn about Black Student Support at MSVU.

Scholarship Program for African Nova Scotian Students

The Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development administers a scholarship program for African Nova Scotia Students.

To be eligible for Scholarships/Awards under this program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • applicant must be an African Nova Scotian (Black) student with genealogical/ancestral connections to an historical African Nova Scotian/Black community; and/or
  • applicant must be an African Nova Scotian (Black) student; and
  • applicant must be a Canadian citizen whose parent(s) is/are of Black* African Descent;
  • applicants must be a resident of Nova Scotia;
  • applicants must have attended High School in Nova Scotia;
  • applicants must be enrolled full-time;
  • applicants must submit an application each year to be considered for any award/bursary

For more information on eligibility requirements please refer to the Scholarship’s home page.

Black Educators Association

The Black Educators Association has a bursary available to an African Nova Scotia black learner each year.  The application can be found here.


“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.